Mari Jungstedt (b. 1962) worked as a news anchor at Sweden’s largest TV broadcaster for many years before she started writing. Since the 2003 publication of Unseen, the first novel in her series featuring detective Anders Knutas, she has written a book a year and is now recognized as part of Sweden’s crime-writing elite. She divides her time between Gotland and Stockholm. Her books have sold 5 million copies in Sweden alone, and she is a bestselling author in 20 countries.